Narcotics Officer Ronald Edward Dean, Jr.

Narcotics Officer Ronald Edward Dean, Jr.

Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, December 16, 1992

Ronald Edward Dean, Jr.

Officer Ronald Dean was shot and killed while serving a drug related warrant.

Officer Dean was a member of a Street Level Interdiction team, which was serving the warrant at an apartment complex. Officer Dean used a battering device to knock down the door and as he and other officers entered the apartment, the lone suspect started firing a .357 magnum handgun at the officers. Officer Dean was struck one time between the side panels of his vest and the bullet lodged in his chest. A second officer received gunshot wounds to the leg. The shooter was shot and wounded by other officers. Officer Dean died about one hour later at the hospital.

The killer was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life without parole.
Officer Dean had been employed with the Shreveport Police Department for five years, and is survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 551

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .357 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Thinking about you and your family today. Remember you living with Ms Alicia Barrett. You were always so nice. I remember the day you went to heaven. It was so surreal. You are still missed greatly by many people

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